Whitaker Institute member Dr Eamonn Furey, of the Social Sciences Research Cluster, has co-authored a new piece for RTÉ Brainstorm. The article looks at the pandemic experiences of Irish youths. What 2022’s Leaving Cert class have to say about life since 2020 Analysis: research into the pandemic experiences of Irish youths has identified key themes… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Mike Hynes, co-leader of the Social Sciences Research cluster, spoke with the Irish Examiner about car ownership in Ireland and the need to prioritise public transport in the face of the climate emergency. The article is available to read here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Caitriona Clear spoke to the Irish Independent about the history of women joining the Sisters of Charity. Click here to read the article.
Whitaker Institute members Dr Caitriona Clear and Dr John Cunningham participated in RTÉ’s Machnamh 100 ‘Recovering Imagined Futures’ seminar which aired on Thursday, 27 May. In this third instalment of President Michael D. Higgins’s series of reflections on Ireland’s history, the panel discussed Ireland of 100 years ago, using the lenses of social class, land, and gender.
Whitaker Institute member Seamus Grimes, Emeritus Professor, spoke to the New York Times about his research into Chinese supply chains. Read more here.
Whitaker Institute member Professor John Morrissey, of the Social Sciences Research Cluster (SSRC), has written a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece looks at how the pandemic has helped highlight young people’s strengths. How the pandemic helped highlight young people’s strengths Opinion: Covid-19 has added huge anxieties on students but they are far more engaged and… | Read on »
New research carried out by Whitaker Institute member Professor Cathal O’Donoghue, of the Social Sciences Research Cluster, has shown that public trust in Government soared in 2020 as a result of policies to improve income protection during the Covid-19 crisis. Read more from the Business Post and Irish Examiner. Read the full press release here. Find out… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Nessa Cronin, of the SSRC, spoke to the Irish Independent about the need for an all-island approach to the suppression of Covid-19, citing the success of such an approach during the foot and mouth disease outbreak in the past. Read the article here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Declan Coogan, of the SSRC, has been featured in an article for the Irish Times. In the piece, Dr Coogan spoke about his research and community outreach for services working with families where parents/carers live in fear of their son/daughter under the age of 18 years. To read the full article click… | Read on »
First and third year Bachelor of Arts in Modern Irish Culture Studies students, led by Whitaker Institute member Dr Nessa Cronin, have been writing open letters to residents in nursing homes across the county. The initiative, Comfort Words, is a partnership between the Centre for Irish Studies, NUI Galway, and Nursing Homes Ireland to help… | Read on »